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All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Camogie Finals

Galway Kilkenny camogie

Croke Park is the venue for the biggest day in the camogie calendar as Kilkenny and Galway go head-to-head to secure the O’Duffy Cup.  Here is everything you need to know ahead of the busy day of camogie action. _____ What’s on? The All-Ireland junior, intermediate and senior camogie finals. _____ What time is throw-in? Junior final: Kerry v Limerick, 12pm …

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Hurling Power Rankings: Tipperary Triumph After Surprising Campaign

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After four months of surprise results, one-sided affairs, and officiating dramas, we have reached the end of the 2019 Senior Hurling Championship. Tipperary were crowned All-Ireland champions following their 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the final last weekend. Though the Premier County showed promise at times during their Allianz League campaign, we placed them in sixth in our overall hurling …

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Tipperary Come Up Trumps In Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

Tipperary

All too quickly, another hurling season has come to an end with Tipperary lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time since 2016. Liam Sheedy returned to the helm after a nine-year absence and took a disheartened and disjointed group of players from the disappointment of 2018 to the heights of All-Ireland glory. Given their dominance in 2019, losing …

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Hurling Stars Have Their Say On VAR & Potential Officiating Changes

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Another Senior Hurling Championship season has come to an end and while there is still much to discuss following Tipperary’s victory on Sunday, one major talking point is the use of Hawk-Eye.  During the All-Ireland hurling final, a John Donnelly attempt was caught by the Tipperary goalkeeper, Brian Hogan, and he kept the ball in play. However, Hawk-Eye contacted the …

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Championship Deep-Dive: Hunger Drives Tipp To Glory Not Just Red Card

Tipperary Kilkenny

Whether you believe that Richie Hogan’s sending off in the All-Ireland final was harsh or justified, there’s no denying that the decision played a role in Tipperary’s comfortable victory over Kilkenny.  However, as we saw in the enthralling semi-final battle between Wexford and Tipperary, a numerical advantage doesn’t necessarily work in favour of a team. Davy Fitzgerald’s men had no …

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Conclusions As Tipperary Shoot The Lights Out To Sink Kilkenny

Kilkenny 0-20 Tipperary 3-25 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park  Tipperary are the All-Ireland champions for the third time this decade following a sensational 14-point win over Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. It was a case of ‘goals win games’ as efforts from Niall O’Meara, Seamus Callanan and John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer proved the difference though the major turning …

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McDonagh Registers 2-8 As Galway Storm To Third Minor Title In A Row

Galway Kilkenny

Kilkenny 0-12 Galway 3-14 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Galway are the Electric Ireland minor champions for the third year running following an 11-point win over Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. Man-of-the-match, Sean McDonagh, was once again in superb form for the Tribesmen, registering 2-8, including a penalty on the stroke of half-time, while Ruben Davitt’s goal …

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Adrian Mullen Out Of All-Ireland Clash With Tipperary

Adrian Mullen

Kilkenny’s All-Ireland title aspirations have dealt a blow with the news that forward Adrian Mullen has been forced to withdraw. According to a report in the Irish Independent, the Ballyhale Shamrocks man is not expected to play any part in today’s highly-anticipated final in Croke Park and will be instead replaced by Billy Ryan or Richie Leahy. The same report …

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Statistics Prove TJ Reid Deserves Hurler Of The Year Over Callanan

Hurler of the Year

The result of Sunday’s All-Ireland final will go a long way in deciding this year’s recipient of the Hurler of the Year award.  Currently, Seamus Callanan and TJ Reid are the frontrunners following their sensational performances for Tipperary and Kilkenny respectively and you would imagine that the Hurler of the Year will most likely come from the team that lifts …

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Kilkenny And Tipperary Name Sides For All-Ireland Final Showdown

Both Kilkenny and Tipperary have named their teams for Sunday’s massive All-Ireland Senior Hurling final clash in Croke Park. It’s that time of the year again, folks! Kilkenny have managed to once again find themselves at the pinnacle of the sport and now, with just Tipperary ahead of them, they are within touching distance of their first Liam McCarthy Cup …

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Cian Lynch Questions Sacrifice As Final Dawns Without Treaty

CIan Lynch

Current Hurler of the Year Cian Lynch will be haunted by thoughts of what could have been when he takes his seat in Croke Park on Sunday for the All-Ireland final.  His role as a spectator this year is vastly different from that of 2018 when he lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup alongside his Limerick teammates after a last-gasp win …

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Paddy Cadell Living The Dream Alongside Childhood Tipperary Heroes

Paddy Cadell Tipperary

The emphasis that Liam Sheedy placed on his substitutes was always clear during his first reign as Tipperary manager and things are no different this time around.  A famous narrative from the 2010 All-Ireland final focused on Sheedy delivering the motivational speech to the Tipperary replacements on the sideline while it was the coach, Eamon O’Shea, who got the players …

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PA Roundtable: Top Hurling Stars Predict The All-Ireland Final

Ahead of the highly-anticipated All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary, Pundit Arena spoke to some of the country’s top hurlers to get their thoughts.  Johnny Coen (Galway), Mark Kavanagh (Laois), Alan Cadogan (Cork), and Cian Boland (Dublin) predict the 2019 decider in Croke Park, the Hurler of the Year and tell us whether or not they would like to see …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned Hurler Of The Year For 2019?

Hurler of the Year 2019

While it might not have reached the heights of 2018, we have been treated to another summer of surprise results, outstanding performances and tactics galore in the Senior Hurling Championship. And yet, at the end of it all, we have yet another All Ireland deciding clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny to look forward to in two week’s time. With only …

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